Directed by Sam Mendes
Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, BÃ©rÃ©nice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Judi Dench, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Ola Rapace
Rated PG-13 | 143 Minutes
Release Date: November 9, 2012
In Skyfall, James Bond (Daniel Craig) fails to recover a drive containing sensitive information, resulting in the exposure of undercover NATO agents in terrorist organizations.
Meanwhile, the enigmatic criminal mastermind Silva (Javier Bardem) orchestrates an attack on MI6 headquarters that kills several agents.
Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee Gareth Mallory (Ralph Finnes) raises concerns about M’s (Judi Dench) competence as head of the Secret Intelligence Service. It seems the only person who can restore M’s reputation is Bond. James Bond.
Directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Revolutionary Road), Skyfall is the 23rd installment of the long-running spy series, featuring an all-star ensemble that includes Naomie Harris as Eve, Ben Whishaw as Q, BÃ©rÃ©nice Marlohe as SÃ©vÃ©rine, and Albert Finney as Kincade.
Martin Campbell’s 2006 film, Casino Royale, rebooted the James Bond series, establishing a new timeline and narrative framework, allowing the film to show a less experienced, more vulnerable Bond. The film introduced Daniel Craig (Layer Cake) and was praised for its dark, realistic reboot of the series – in the spirit of Batman Begins.
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